practice exam chapter 5,6,7,8 into to engineering 1201
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Priority management means
do the things that are important.
are those that move us closer to our goal.
The basic premise of "behavior modification" is
that we choose our behaviors.
Finding the proper balance between work and play is important to an engineering student because
students who work too much can feel deprived and lose their motivation.
Tries to impose ideas and directives
is not characteristic of an effective team member
The most important step in learning from reading is
is to recite what you learned, preferably aloud.
No Deposit, No Return" means
you will get out of school what you put in.
Most learning in math, science, and engineering comes from
One of the most significant positive aspects of being a college student is
it starts and stops.
According to Nathaniel Branden, healthy self-esteem correlates
with willingness to admit mistakes
your sense of competence
To be an effective team leader
one must have proficiency at being a team builder.
Engaging in collaborative learning and group study will benefit you because:1
You'll be better prepared for the engineering work world 2-You'll learn more 3-You'll enjoy studying more 4-You'll make lifelong friendships.
Take it as it comes" as used in the text means
you should keep up in your classes
What does the MBTI identify?
Your commitment to your study time should match or exceed your commitment to the time you
spend attending class because
your study time is when you really learn the subject
According to Albert E. N. Gray, "The Common Denominator of Success" is
forming the habit of doing things failures don't like to do.
Anecdotal research shows that 90 percent of freshman engineering students do virtually 100 percent
of their studying alone. This approach to studying is
An unfortunate practice because research shows collaborative learning situations to be more efective
In scheduling your study time
1-Schedule blocks of time 2-Note both where and what you will study 3-Schedule time to master the material presented in each class before the next class meeting
Good test-taking strategies include
1-First reading over the entire test 2-Starting with the easier problems 3-Checking your work carefully 4- Avoiding jumping from problem to problem
The major difference between doing problems as homework and doing problems on a test is
You are under time pressure on tests.
The difference between open-ended problems and analysis problems is
that analysis problems have one right answer.
an "equal opportunity" resource because everyone has the same 168 hours per week.
-"Italians are good cooks", "Engineers care only about things and not about people" and "Fat people are jolly" are the examples of
You will be able to see immediately if you are overextended", You'll get immediate feedback as to how much you are actually studying", "You'll feel that you have more time than you ever had before" and "You'll feel much less stressed-out over school"
are the benefits of schedule your studying time.
The highest honor an engineering graduate can receive
is Summa Cum Laude
- An engineering degree provides
a good background for labor law
A Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in engineering could
involve Coursework plus a thesis
Knowingly representing the works of another as your own in any academic exercise
is called Plagiarism.
-Working toward a Ph.D. degree in engineering is
essential preparation for an academic career.
According to Philip Wankat in his book Teaching Engineering, the most neglected area in engineering
According to ABET Criterion 3, "Program Outcomes and Assessment," engineering programs
demonstrate that their graduates have a knowledge of contemporary issues.
-According to ABET Criterion 4, " Professional Component," what does the curriculum of all engineering
Culminate in a major design experience, include one year of college-level mathematics and basic sciences, include one-and-a-half years of engineering science and engineering design, Include a general education component.
Receiving or knowingly supplying unauthorized information during an examination, changing an answer after work has been graded, and presenting it as improperly graded, Taking an examination for another student and Forging or altering registration or grade documents
are specific example of cheating.
The Solar-powered car, Solar-powered boat, Solar-powered house and Human-powered submarine are
the nationally sponsored engineering student design competitions
Power comes to you from your position as a student because
anyone you want to influence spent many years in the very position you now hold.
The One advantage of starting engineering study at a community college is
It gives you a second chance if your high school record does not qualify you for admission to a four-year college or university
The dean of engineering would generally report to
the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Of the more than 2,800 four-year institutions in the U.S.,
approximately 390 have accredited engineering programs.
When author Raymond Landis was an engineering student, he took a time to learn about his university's academic regulations, policies, and procedures. How did this knowledge benefit him?
He found he could complete his M.S. degree in engineering in just seven months
Informational interviews are
meetings where you interview potential employers.
Your campus career center can help you
prepare your resume, develop your interviewing skills, identify on-campus employment opportunities and identify off-campus employment opportunities
one of the best ways to find a job and using all your contacts to get an interview
-"Cooperative education" is
alternating work experience with academic study
The benefits of undergraduate research include
earning money, working closely with a professor, learning to work on a team and trying out research to see if you like it
engineering student design competitions give
practical, "real-world" engineering experience
Engineering student organizations provide
benefits such as social interaction, professional development, academic development, service to the college and the community
The overall engineering honor society is
"Tau Beta Pi".
-"Seek out opportunities to study abroad to better prepare you for the globalization of engineering " is
one of the ways discussed in Chapter 7 for "Broadening Your Education
engineering-related summer jobs in industry "are easier to find if
you are a junior or senior, but are available to freshmen", "give you valuable exposure to the engineering "work world"', "help you earn money to support your education" and "require students to take an effective approach in searching for a position".
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